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Star Trek and The Twilight Zone actress Joanne Linville has died at 93


Star Trek and The Twilight Zone actress Joanne Linville has died at 93

Actress Joanne Linville died at 93 on Sunday, according to CAA.

Linville – whose cause of death was not yet made public, according to Deadline – had appeared on dozens of notable TV shows in a remarkable career in front of the cameras that spanned seven decades.

Among her most famed roles included playing Southern mansion owner Lavinia Gordon in The Passersby, a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone in which she appeared alongside James Gregory.

RIP: Actress Joanne Linville died at 93 on Sunday, according to CAA. The veteran performer had been snapped in LA in 2014

She also appeared in Star Trek TV show in 1968 playing a Romulan commander who was seduced by Leonard Nimoy’s Spock as part of an effort from Captain Kirk (William Shatner) to swipe a cloaking device. 

Linville piled up dozens on credits in roles spanning from the 1950s through 1980s.

Among her roles in the 1950s included spots on Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Studio One, Playhouse 90 and Guiding Light.

Linville’s roles in the 1960s included stints on Have Gun – Will Travel, Lancer, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, The F.B.I., Route 66, The Fugitive and Hawaii Five-0.

Famed role: Linville appeared in Star Trek TV show in 1968 playing a Romulan commander who was seduced by Leonard Nimoy's Spock

Famed role: Linville appeared in Star Trek TV show in 1968 playing a Romulan commander who was seduced by Leonard Nimoy’s Spock 

Out and about: The actress was snapped at a Star Trek convention in LA in 2013

Out and about: The actress was snapped at a Star Trek convention in LA in 2013 

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